Tiny Tina’s Cosplayer Puts the Wonder in Wonderlands
Cosplayer Mangoloo rolls a Natural 20 for her jaw-dropping real-life rendition of Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands‘s wonderfully chaotic main character.
Gearbox’s Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands exploded onto the scene a little under a week ago, launching players into a more whimsical version of the classic Borderlands style. Taking more of a fantasy spin on the comedic shooter formula, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands brings fresh chaos to the franchise.
Already, the high-energy game has inspired some awesome community art. One cosplayer, Mangoloo Cosplays, has fully transformed herself, using the game’s comic-book art style to bring Tiny Tina to life.
TINY TINA’S COSPLAYER MANGOLOO
Mangoloo Cosplays is an award-winning crafter and cosplayer, boasting awards in various craftsmanship and performance categories in cons across America. Looking at her portfolio of costumes, it’s obvious why – her attention to detail is unparalleled, as is her dedication to innovative crafting.
In a cosplay that took well over 100 hours, Mangoloo has created the ultimate Tiny Tina cosplay. From the hand-drawn texture on the wig down to the working lights on her strap and hat, this cosplay is a true work of art. She originally began crafting Tiny Tina back in August of 2021, using solid materials like foam and clay to form the wig. This made creating the hand-drawn effect much easier, as she was able to focus more on painting than wig-styling.
The wig itself took over 60 hours to perfect, but the ending result is completely worth it. Coupled with the bunny-eared hat, axe, and make-up, Mangoloo looks straight out of the game. Additionally, she self-drafted the pattern for Tiny Tina’s hat, even including a glowing star at its tip. Even cooler, the glowing star can sync to any music Mangoloo plays.
You can view her complete process in a thread she created on Twitter @MangolooCosplay. Most incredibly, a good portion of her cosplay is made of foam, with additional textures, fabric, and clay to visually transform it into other materials.
Check out Mangoloo’s website, Twitter, or Instagram to get a look at some of her other incredible cosplays! It takes incredible talent to be able to step into the shoes of any character, much less one as vibrant as Tiny Tina.
Finally, Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands is available on the Epic Games Store, PS4, and Xbox One.